For those over 65, the pandemic is unlikely to end when the first vaccines arrive

A photo of a nurse holding up a syringe with an elderly woman sitting in a hospital bed in the background.

Last Friday, President Trump stood in the White House Rose Garden and announced “Operation Warp Speed,” a plan to deliver a vaccine for the coronavirus by the end of the year. At the president’s side was Moncef Slaoui, who had recently stepped down from the board of Moderna, the first…

Meet the small, greasy insects upending life in an idyllic community.

WWhen Craig Vallon and his wife Denise moved to Bullhead City, Arizona, in 1973, he thought he was the luckiest man in the world. The two had met as teenagers in the suburbs of Los Angeles. Denise was a party girl, and her wealthy family had hoped she’d settle down…

Brendan Borrell

Journalist based in Los Angeles. Working on a book about the coronavirus vaccine race. www.brendanborrell.com

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